from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In photography, a solution of silver nitrate, used especially for sensitizing collodion plates or paper for printing.
- n. A dish or tray for the use of such a solution.
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Previous to development, the plate should be allowed to remain for a few seconds in the original thirty-grain silver-bath, then removed and developed with either pyrogallic acid or a protosalt of iron, and afterwards fixed,